Head of Fund Accounting Oversight

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$150000.00 - AU$180000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH239932_1579830872

The Client

My client is a worldwide financial institution who have made a name for themselves as one of Melbourne's 'must work for' employers. Globally, they have hundreds of billions of funds under management and a relentless drive to provide exceptional service to their clients. Their culture is based on honesty and integrity and they have a history of providing their employees with exceptional opportunities for career progression.

Due to continued strong performance and the acquisition of new clients, they currently seek an experienced Operations / Fund Accounting professional to move into a client focused role within the business.

The Role

  • Have overall responsibility for the day to day operations of Melbourne based oversight teams and offshore service centres.
  • Drive policy and planning and work with senior leaders to determine the feasibility of new products/services and necessary technological support.
  • Ensure that current and future client needs are met through close interactions with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Drive process improvement whilst mitigating risk and coaching staff through the change management framework.
  • Ensure that all valuations and unit prices are delivered in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review the operational impact of changes in legislation and ensure compliance to established controls.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure new funds/new relationships are implemented seamlessly.
  • Develop close relationships with Product Management, Business Support, Technology and other internal units to deliver tailored efficient solutions that will meet the expectations and needs of clients.
  • Analyse client challenges, understand root cause analysis and identify opportunities to improve client satisfaction in a well-controlled environment.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • Strong understanding of Unit Pricing and wider investment operations.
  • Previous supervisory or managerial experience.
  • The ability to work productively in a continuously evolving, complex and changing environment.
  • A commitment to team and personal development programs and the desire to be a role model for values, diversity, partnership, management practices and communication.
  • High level interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to deal with clients in a professional manner.

For more information, please apply to the role and I will respond to your application as soon as possible.

Julian Soames
Principle Consultant - Banking and Finance